Sep 12, 2010 10:00pm EDT
. as fox 5's jennifer davis reports the gender gap is the 14th higher in the country and higher than the national gap as well. >> reporter: women are celebrated at the dairy god mother in delray. >> thank you. >> they are working in all parts of the popular frozen custard shop which is owned by and named after a woman. >> i didn't think about it that way when i first started out. but yes, i am the dairy god mother. >> reporter: liz davis is proud to say there is no gender gap at her operation. but not shocked to hear there is a big one outside her store. >> i am not surprised at that gap. i think it will continue to improve and improve as time goes by. >> reporter: according to a new report women in virginia earn an average of 81 cents for every dollar that men earn. that difference is larger than in most other states. >> for the same job, they ought to get the same pay. >> reporter: but they don't. the commonwealth institute says the hourly wage gap between the sexes in virginia in 2008 was $3.59. for the merely median income that works out to a difference of nearly $16,000 a year.
Sep 19, 2010 8:00am EDT
and then pointed the gun at the agent but seconds later shot jennifer bates and the agent started yelling. >> he yelled why did you have to call her. call 911. >> mr. bates shot his wife. a protective order was issued, but recently expired. >>> police have released the name of a man shot by officers in the district. it is 29-year-old john wesley wheeler of suitland, maryland. police say they shot wheeler near 2nd and c. street at he pointed a handgun at them. he's charged with assault with intent to kill and carrying a license and other counts. >>> two major animal rescues in our area. one was taken from a medical testing lab and the other from a dogfighting operation. matt acland has the story. >> reporter: this is undercover video taken by peta at a lab in gates county, north carolina. peta said the workers were mistreating cats, dogs and rabbits. after this was released, the debit of agriculture launched an investigation and the lab released the animals. some of them were brought to the animal rescue league. >> this is a case of about 200 animals in northeastern north carolina and just a horr